Cloudera Co-Founder to Speak About Data Center Transformations at Stanford Accel Symposium


Jeff Hammerbacher, Co-founder and Vice President of Products at Cloudera, to Present on How the Cloud is Transforming the Entrepreneurial Landscape

Palo Alto, Calif. – Oct. 25, 2010 –

What: The Delta Conference: The 16th Stanford Accel Symposium on Digital Media and Technology

When: Oct. 27, 2010 from 9:15 – 10:30 a.m. PT

Where: Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center on the Stanford Campus

Jeff Hammerbacher, co-founder and vice president of products at Cloudera, is participating in a panel discussion titled, “Data Center Transformations,” that will put a spotlight on what database technologies are thriving and what the future holds for these solutions. This discussion will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 27, at the Stanford Accel Symposium on Digital Media and Technology.

The one-day show will focus on discussing the changing nature of media, technology and investing. More specifically, panelists will be challenged to share what sets apart the recent technology champions, who have been able to bear through this tumultuous climate. Hammerbacher will be speaking alongside executives from companies including Yahoo!, Facebook, Zynga, Nimbula, Membase and Fusion-io.

Hammerbacher has extensive experience working in the field of data analytics. Prior to Cloudera, he was an Entrepreneur in Residence at Accel Partners. Before Accel, he conceived, built and led the data team at Facebook where his team was responsible for driving Apache project Hive, a data warehouse infrastructure built on top of Apache Hadoop and Cassandra, a distributed storage system designed to scale across commodity servers.

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Cloudera, the leader in Apache Hadoop-based software and services, enables data driven enterprises to easily derive business value from all their structured and unstructured data. Cloudera's Distribution including Apache Hadoop (CDH), available to download for free at, is the most comprehensive, tested, stable and widely deployed distribution of Hadoop in commercial and non-commercial environments. For the fastest path to reliably using this completely open source technology in production for Big Data analytics and answering previously un-addressable big questions, organizations can subscribe to Cloudera Enterprise, comprised of Cloudera Manager software and Cloudera Support. Cloudera also offers training and certification on Apache technologies, as well as consulting services. As the top contributor to the Apache open source community and with tens of thousands of nodes under management across customers in financial services, government, telecommunications, media, web, advertising, retail, energy, bioinformatics, pharma/healthcare, university research, oil and gas and gaming, Cloudera's depth of experience and commitment to sharing expertise are unrivaled.

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